5 Water-Resistant Timepieces to Wear Out East

By Roberta Naas | July 17, 2015 | Watches & Jewelry

The East End is awash in the latest in water-resistant timepices, which, this season, combine style and sport.

<p><strong>Clockwise from left: </strong><br>   Crafted in   stainless steel, this <a href="http://omegawatches.com" target="_blank">Omega</a> Seamaster Proprof COSCcertified   chronometer ($9,450)   houses the Omega Co-Axial   movement and features a helium   escape valve and antireflective   treatment on both sides of the   sapphire for easy underwater   reading. It is water-resistant to   1,200 meters. London Jewelers,   Americana Manhasset, 2060   Northern Blvd., Manhasset,   516-627-7475 </p> <p>From <a href="http://hermes.com" target="_blank">Hermès</a>, this Clipper Sport   watch ($4,625) is crafted in   titanium and steel with a blue   rubber strap. Powered by a   mechanical self-winding   movement, it is water-resistant to   100 meters. Hermès, Americana   Manhasset, 516-869-6660 </p> <p> Crafted in ADLC-coated stainless   steel with a black rubber strap,   this <a href="http://cartier.us" target="_blank">Calibre de Cartier</a> Diver watch   ($8,950) from Cartier houses a   self-winding Manufacture caliber   1904 MC and is water-resistant   to 300 meters. London Jewelers,   2 Main St., East Hampton,   329-3939</p> <p> This Sea King Limited-Edition   timepiece ($1,595) from <a href="http://bulova.com" target="_blank">Bulova</a> is   crafted in titanium and is powered   by an automatic movement. With   a helium escape valve, the watch   is water-resistant to 1,000 meters.   Created in a numbered edition of   500 pieces, it is accompanied by a   certificate of authenticity. Macy’s,   190 W. Montauk Hwy., Hampton   Bays, 728-5500</p> <p> This <a href="http://hamiltonwatch.com" target="_blank">Hamilton</a> Khaki Navy Sub   Auto Chrono ($1,995) is inspired   by a watch from 1928. Crafted in   stainless steel and powered by   an automatic movement, the   43mm watch is water-resistant   to 200 meters. Tourneau at Walt   Whitman Mall, 160 Walt Whitman   Road, Huntington Station,   427-2649</p>

Summer means time in and on the water as Hamptonites embrace a rising tide of sports with a splash. Whether you’re at the helm of a boat, waterskiing, paddleboarding, or simply body surfing at Sagg Main, today’s watch brands are ready to go as deep as you want. These watches are not only able to weather the sea, salt, and sand with grand gusto, but they also look darn good on the wrist when you come out of the water, making them a serviceable style statement.

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photography by jeff crawford. Styling by terry lewiS

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